A new virus identified in China

Mojiang paramyxovirus — found in rats infesting a copper mine where three workers died from severe pneumonia in 2012 — may or may not be dangerous to humans. It's related to Hendra, a virus that kills horses and humans and that is a major focus of research into zoonosis (aka, the process of diseases jumping from animals to humans).

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  1. Wow. This seems really dark for Minecraft. I don't know what Notch was thinking. Oh, wait -- it isn't Mojang paramyxovirus.

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